Credit For Juventus Winning Crotone Goes To Ronaldo
Juventus beat Crotone with 3-0 home win in a spectacular show of football especially by Cristiano Ronaldo who just missed his hat-trick in the match. Juventus now stands third in the standings in Serie A.
It was the first win in four matches in all competitions for Juventus. It got 45 points that catapulted the team to the third place from the sixth position. Now it is only 8 points behind the leader Inter Milan.
Ronaldo proved his worth in the team
In the starting, Juventus looked sluggish until Ronaldo charged to meet an Alex Sandro cross that he turned into a goal in the 38th minute to the game. And it was so sudden that Crotone even couldn’t understand what happened. It was a bullet-header straight into the goal.
A hungry Ronaldo looked unstoppable when he again charged for another bullet header in 45th minute, when he turned a failed header of Aaron Ramsey into a goal. At that time, he looked like showing his team how to play football. It was his second goal in the match and 18th in the league. He’s one goal ahead of Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku.
While the 36-year-old Portugal forward couldn’t complete his hat-trick, but he became the second player to score more sides after Zlatan Ibrahimovic since 2000. Crotone was the 78th different team in the Europe’s top five leagues Ronaldo scored against. The third goal was scored by Weston McKennie in the 66th minute. It was his fourth goal in Serie A series.